BBC Introducing Classical Artist Yume Fujise is a Japanese violinist currently living in London. She has appeared live on BBC Radio 3 In Tune on numerous occasions and has performed in major international venues, such as the Wigmore Hall, Royal Festival Hall, Bridgewater Hall Manchester, Suntory Hall Tokyo and Forbidden City Hall Beijing.
Yume completed her Bachelor of Music, Masters of Performance and Artist Diploma at the Royal College of Music, London with Mark Messenger and Alina Ibragimova on an ABRSM full scholarship. During her time at the RCM, Yume won the 2014 and 2018 Violin Competitions, and 2015 and 2017 Concerto Competitions. Most recently, she was selected as a 2021 City Music Foundation Artist.
Yume has appeared alongside orchestras such as the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Braddell Heights Symphony Orchestra, Hague Philharmonic Orchestra, Singapore National Youth Orchestra, Kingston Chamber Orchestra, Royal College of Music Philharmonic and Saffron Walden Symphony Orchestra.
She has been a returning artist at the Seiji Ozawa International Academy in Rolle, Switzerland since 2017 and is also a member of the 12 Ensemble. As of 2019, Yume is part of the Kleio Quartet. Yume has collaborated artists such as Nobuko Imai, Sadao Harada, John Myerscough, Alina Ibragimova, Alex Redington, Miguel da Silva, Pamela Frank, Nicola Benedetti, Mari Samuelson, Max Richter and Johnny Greenwood.
Yume plays on a Jean Baptiste Vuillaume, Paris 1868 which has been loaned to her by her generous sponsor, Masahiro Suzuki.